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Cover design round-up: March 2021

Onto March, and with any luck, you'll soon be able to find some of the covers in our monthly round-up on the shelves of your local bookshop before too long. A fine treat it will be too, as there are plenty of lively illustrated children's jackets here, as well as a handful of lovely treatments... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 12:50:29 UTC ]
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A love letter to European literature

Aged 15 I got a Christmas job at my local bookshop in Battersea so I could save to go interrailing. My parents’ bookshelves were brimming with mostly Black writers: Chinua Achebe, Buchi Emecheta, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Chester Himes, Terry McMillan, and I was surrounded by ‘consciousness’... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-30 21:25:59 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookshop #terry mcmillan #toni morrison #james baldwin #black writers #local bookshop #love letter


How Julia Donaldson conquered the world, one rhyme at a time

She published her first book in her 40s and became the biggest selling author of the past decade in any genre – The Gruffalo alone has sold 13m copies. How did this former busker make it so big?The room where the children’s author Julia Donaldson writes – the heart of her vast picture book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-17 06:00:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #picture book #ladybird heard #famous creation #favourite author #jacqueline wilson #recently bought #local bookshop


Diary of a small town sensation: how the Wimpy Kid author built his dream bookshop

Growing up, Jeff Kinney discovered Tolkien, comics and computers at his local bookshop. When it closed he was bereft – would opening his own as an adult help to right that wrong?Author Jacqueline Woodson recently spoke about books being either mirrors or windows. Mirrors for seeing ourselves,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 09:00:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookstore #epic fantasy #judy blume #local bookshop


Cross-dressing covers: how paperbacks are being sexed up for the summer

The jackets of last year’s big literary novels by male authors are undergoing a surprising seasonal transformationVisit your local bookshop as summer begins and you’ll invariably find last year’s big literary novels have undergone a transformation. Formerly dressed up in hardback to look like... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New app compares Amazon price with indie bookshops

Entrepreneur Will Cookson has developed an app which sends people to independent bookshops when they browse on the Amazon website. Cookson, who describes himself as an entrepreneur and creative director, has invented Bookindy, an extension for the Google Chrome browser which, when downloaded,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #local bookshop #hive website #creative director #independent bookshops #indie bookshops #amazon price


Customers encouraged to tweet support for winning indies

Customers are being encouraged to help ensure their local bookshop is crowned the Independent Bookshop of the Year by tweeting their support.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gardners Hive will look to apps post launch

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:13 Gardners will look to create a mobile phone app for Hive after its official launch. The book wholesaler has been working with e-consultancy firm Tangent One to build the Hive website, which will sell books directly to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #give indies #local bookshop #online shoppers #book wholesaler #official launch